Tuba Concerto Movement II: Mysterious, Slow, and Expressive
BY TODD GOODMAN
TODD GOODMAN has been described as “one of America’s promising young composers.” His works are performed all over the world by a wide variety of players, including principal members of many major symphony orchestras such as Chicago, Vienna Philharmonic, Pittsburgh, Boston, Singapore, Iceland, and Seattle. Goodman currently serves as the Resident Composer and Artistic Education Director for the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center (LPPACenter.org) located outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His works have won international praise from the British Trombone Society (Trombone Concerto), the Tuba Repertoire Initiative and the International Tuba Euphonium Association (Tuba Concerto), the International Project Piccolo Rebirth (Echos: prelude and dance), the Center for Contemporary Opera (Night of the Living Dead: the opera), and The American Prize (Night of the Living Dead  and Bass Clarinet Concerto ). He holds degrees from the University of Colorado (BM), Duquesne University (MM), and Kent State University (PhD ABD). In 2014 Mr. Goodman was selected from over 30,000 applicants as a quarter-finalist for the first ever Grammy® Award for Music Education.